The Kohl Competition supports nonpartisan research that policymakers can use to make evidence-based decisions when shaping public policy.
International Policy & Economics
Capstone project helps Outrider Foundation investigate oceanic nuclear waste
A first-of-its-kind project conducted by La Follette students helped inform an Outrider Foundation investigation that looked at radioactive materials littering the Arctic seas.
Copelovitch named Jean Monnet Chair
This fall, the European Commission named Professor Mark Copelovitch a Jean Monnet Chair in the European Union (EU) and the Global Economy.
Welcome, Héctor Pifarré i Arolas
Héctor Pifarré i Arolas joined the La Follette School’s faculty as an assistant professor this fall.
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield shares experiences with La Follette students
Students in the La Follette School had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when they were offered the chance to meet with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield.
La Follette faculty share practical advice about inflation
Four UW–Madison faculty members discussed the ways that rapidly rising costs impact students’ lives during a September Cap Times Idea Fest session at Chadbourne Hall.
Board of Visitors spotlight: Roger Ervin
Roger Ervin has worked in the highest levels of presidential politics and diplomatic service and served as the president and CEO of Blumont.
Photo Gallery: La Follette Forum 2022
In May 2022, scholars in economic policy and governance, speakers from private industry, and national experts convened to discuss American power, prosperity, and democracy at the third annual La Follette Forum.
La Follette Forum 2022: American Power, Prosperity & Democracy
Jamelle Bouie of The New York Times and Catherine Rampell of The Washington Post will join other experts on May 4 at the La Follette Forum 2022.
Mikhaila Calice (MPA’19) Shares Climate Communication Expertise on UW Now
La Follette School grad Mikhaila Calice (MPA’19) played a starring role in a UW Now livestream presentation on climate, energy and geopolitics on November 9.